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CSPAN
Feb 26, 2013 1:30am EST
in your home state. that is the way it used to work and we can make it work that way again. there are a number of things we have to do immediately. we may disagree on how to dress them but not the need for them to be addressed. each of you are making different decisions you are grappling with it. i do not think there is much much difference. i'm not mad a governor from the time of implementing the recovery act and on now who does not think we have to do something about our infrastructure. there is very little disagreement on the need too build an education that has such immense possibilities for our people. most of these issues were united by more than what divides us. these all intersect at a place where both the state and federal governments engage. we are going to have to work together. they overlap, in many cases. we will have our differences. we should all agree that the united states has to have the highest percentage of college graduates of any nation in the world. everyone disagrees. some of you governors have led the way an early education and the consequences for
MSNBC
Feb 26, 2013 2:30am PST
, this is "way too early." it's so good. thanks for being up with us this tuesday. we have a lot to talk about including a snub by c-pac. governor chris christie's invitation seems to be lost in the mail. why a 2016 contender won't be speaking out. the market drops 200 points after fears of gridlock in europe's third largest economy. we'll get a live report from london. first, a stand off from washington. $85 billion in spending cuts on friday. sound familiar? president obama and republicans have plenty to say. still just not saying it to each other. despite this so-called crisis, the two sides haven't spoken directly this week and have yet to meet face-to-face this calendar year. they plan to push the plans. john boehner rules autothe possibility of new taxes. >> i stand by those commitments to make the reforms for smart spending cuts. but we also need republicans to adopt the same approach to tax reform that speaker boehner championed two months ago. >> the president says we have to have another tax increase to avoid the sequester. well, mr. president, you got your tax increase. it's time to
FOX Business
Feb 27, 2013 9:20am EST
tom coburn is with us, and i'll ask him what he thinks of the president choosing to inflict maximum pain. now, can we call this the wal-mart economy? that company struggling because you have less money in your pocket. you're paying more for gas and now, food prices are going up. art laffer has more on the wal-mart economy coming up. this man sounded off and french workers, saying they're lazy and entitled. what does he think about big labor in the u.s.? the outspoken chief of titan international, the top of the ten o'clock hour, now, listen to this, this may be the exact opposite of the entitled generation, one young man, he walked ten miles in the snow so he could apply for a job that pays $7 an hour, a real good story, you will hear it, he's here on "varney & company." art laffer coming up next. we've got another rise in gas prices and we've got the opening bell. how about this, since the program started america is another 25 million dollars in debt. ♪ [ cows moo ] [ sizzling ] more rain... [ thunder rumbles ] ♪ [ male announcer ] when the world moves... futures move first. le
FOX Business
Feb 25, 2013 10:00pm EST
-mail. finally tonight, since it can no longer be arrested for marijuana use in 18 states, now the irs is after you, i kid you not. medical marijuana distributors could face an effective federal income tax rate as high as 75%. you have to go to france for that kind of a race. a law preventing drug traffickers from profiting off of their crime. so using medical marijuana is legal but not in the eyes of the federal government is not so those basic deductions for small business owners are used to don't apply to marijuana shops. this is one instance uncle sam's needs to tax away. if they think i it's a good ide, at least taxyers should get some kind of compensation. that is my two cents more. that is it for tonight's "the willis report." thank you for joining us. >> good evening, everybody, i am lori rothman in for "lou dobbs tonight." wwe're four days away from spending cuts known as the sequester from kicking in. president obama predicting armageddon but still not negotiating with congress. still looking to raise taxes and on the campaign trail instead of working toward a negotiated solution. pre
CNN
Feb 26, 2013 9:00am PST
us today, everybody. i'm fresh out of time. but "around the world" is next. >>> i'm suzanne malveaux. >> i'm michael holmes. >> welcome to "around the world." egypt, a freak accident, hot air balloon explodes in the a plummets to the ground, 18 people dead. a live report. >>> vatican city, learning more about the future and what it holds for pope benedict xvi, final week cloud by scandal. >> the dow rallying from yesterday's big loss but not so for world markets. italy's election causing uncertainty. the government, europe's third largest economy, facing a deadlock. >>> egypt, tourists flying high above ancient egyptian sites plunging to their deaths when a hot air balloon explodes and crashes. >> 18 people have died. the local government has banned all other hot air balloon flights for now. it happened in luxor. the latest on the investigation. >> ian, let's start with what the theory is at the moment. there are reports of a gas cylinder exploding. describe what you've heard. >> reporter: well, michael, that's exactly what ware we're hearing. an the 1,000 feet a gas canister on the
CNBC
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am EST
talk to them, they're going to paint a picture for us, we're going to turn to two powerful investors for insight into what the conversation in washington means for the broader markets. cowen and company ceo jeff solomon will join us, and the bond king, bill gross. first, steve will bring us up to speed on the morning's top stories. steve? >> thank you, michelle. disney posting better than expected earnings and revenues after the bell. the company says it expects the next few quarters to be better on a stronger lineup of films and growing attendance at its theme parks. ceo bob iegory was on cnbc's "closing bell." >> you had a lot of ins and outs. basically, the trendser good. we had strong results at our domestic parks. the bookings have been pretty solid. advertising was okay. and generally speaking, our business performed well. and our interactive media group was profitable for the quarter. that's the first time the group has been profitable since we've been breaking it out. >> shares rising on the news late yesterday. up 39 cents, 0.72%. we'll talk more about disney with barclay's
CNBC
Feb 26, 2013 4:00am EST
markets, as well. this is where we stand in the u.s. spanish yields higher, 5.31%. interestingly enough, we look ahead to mr. person unanimousky to give treasuries. gilt yield 2.018% is where we stand at the moment. giving support because of the risk off caused by those italian elections. euro/dollar, that's been down to 1.3039. that's the seven-week low, january 10th we hit that. dollar/yen, what a wild day yesterday for dollar/yep. we hit a 33-month high for dollar against the yen, 94.77. then we fell down to 90.85 at the moment. 91.94. aussie/dollar still weak. sterling/dollar, we're spinninged in at this low, 1.5166. selling has bounced back as you might expect against the euro. the italian election yesterday caused gold to spike up to around 1600. just below it at the moment at 1598. brent continues to weaken below 114 and nymex a little weaker at 92.32. that's where we stand in reaction to the after markets here to the italian elections. let's get more reaction on the asian markets with sixuan. >> thank you, ross. asian markets fell sd as the political stalemate in italy was felt
CNBC
Feb 26, 2013 1:00pm EST
. >> michael kors. moonboy 9 and question on twitter, i like it unusual call buying. >>> that does it for us today. fast money tonight. dow up 100. "power lunch" picks up that story right now. >>> down yesterday, up today, and breaking news on the east coast at 1:00 p.m. wall street and investors everywhere are parsing the testimony from the fed chief ben bernanke. as you see dow industrials up .75, 13886 and change. sue and bob at the stock exchange. we start with senior economics reporter steve liesman. steve. >> reporter: thanks very much, tyler. fed chairman offering an expected defense of easing. market committee concerned about the cost of more qe and rates as he was to the senators. the fed chairman essentially saying although there's a long period of low rates, could incur excessive risks, he's concerned the cost is outweighed by the benefits from a stronger economic recovery. bernanke also had a sparp exchange with republican senator from tennessee bob corker on the issue of whether the fed is too close to the banks it regulates and whether paying interest on reserve is a massive ba
CNBC
Feb 27, 2013 3:00pm EST
you exactly where it is, what it's carrying, while using less fuel. delivering whatever the world needs, when it needs it. ♪ after all, what's the point of talking if you don't have something important to say? ♪ >>> brian, this will make you go hmm. more than 100 years after the sinking of the titanic a billionaire tycoon is planning to build "titanic 2." this will be an exact replica of the doomed ocean liner. 40,000 people have already registered for the tickets. what do you think, brian? would you do it? >> i'd do it. why not? >> why not. >> okay. let's take a look at markets real quick. 100 points away from an all-time close. thanks for watching "street signs." >> see you tomorrow. >> hi, everybody. what a week. welcome "closing bell." i'm maria bartiromo at the new york stock exchange. this market off to the races yet again. up almost 200 points right now. >> great to have you back. i'm scott wapner. bill griffith back tomorrow. on today's "closing bell" the march to new all-time highs shifting into high gear. more good news on housing and more signs that fed chairman ben
FOX Business
Feb 27, 2013 11:00am EST
are completely different. u.s. insurance companies hold about 5 trillion dollars in assets today. in the fed's proposed rule on capital standards, the rule is by bank regulators which makes sense for banks but they also apply to insurance companies. and insurance and banking are very different as i know you agree. strong capital standards, they are important. but they must be appropriate for a business model they apply to. will the fed perform a study specific to insurance before you finalize rules like you do for banks? >> we are discussing the feasibility of such a study. we recognize that there are important differences between banks and insurance companies. at the same time, of course, we have statutory constraints, the collins amendment, for example, that say a certain amount of capital is necessary, but we've also heard from congress about this insurance banking distinction, and we're looking at it very seriously. we have been consulting i should say with the state insurance regulators work the federal insurance office, with the industry, with a lot of other stake holders to make sure
PBS
Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm PST
is that if you look at the next ten years, most of it will be caused by things we care about. >> all of us are invested in this democracy. we are to the going to have parts of our community succeed and parts fail. if government fails, we all fail. >> we don't trust government. but we need government. and government is us, when you come right down to it. those folks in washington weren't landed there from mars. they were elected by us. >> it's a complex problem. people want quick answersment but the fact is that there aren't quick answers. >> these aren't things that can be fixed in election cycle. and the question is do we have the political leadership that is willing to invest that way. >> rational thinking leads to one thing, conclusions. and conclusions are not going to solve the debt problem. emotions on the other hand leads to another thing, action. okay. and we need to take action about the debt in the u.s. we need to change. >> we're going to pass on to our kids a less prosperous nation where they will have a lower standard of living, a massive debt they can't afford to pay off and
CNBC
Feb 27, 2013 1:00pm EST
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FOX Business
Feb 26, 2013 9:20am EST
about that, trouble there is not a problem here. really? and within the hour ben bernanke tells us what he's going to do. how on earth can he stop printing money when the president talked disaster for america and berlusconi brings disaster to the euro. yeah. "varney & company" is about to begin. >> good morning, everyone, we're watching the three b's that are important for your money today. first of all, silvio berlusconi previously accused of sex with an underaged girl is back, don't worry, berlusconi says italians should ignore those crazy markets. we cannot ignore our markets. the dow dropped 200 points yesterday when the news of the berlusconi power play came out and just more evidence that what happens over in europe affects our money here, no matter how farfetched it might seem. as the chaos was breaking in europe. vice-president joe biden said don't worry, what happens there is not a worry here. listen to this. >> we're no longer worried, i think, about our economy being overwhelmed either by europe or at large the eu or china somehow swallowing up every bit of innovation that e
PBS
Feb 26, 2013 5:30pm PST
>>> and that concludes this edition of "newsli." tokyo.erine kobayashi in thanks for joining us. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> ifill: federal reserve chairman ben bernanke warned lawmakers today that the automatic spending cuts set to take effect friday will hurt the economic recovery. good evening. i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. on the newshour tonight, we examine the battle over those cuts, and how the paralysis in washington could affect hiring, investment, and more. >> ifill: then, we get the latest on the senate vote to confirm former senator chuck hagel as the next secretary of defense. >> woodruff: ray suarez talks with marcia coyle about today's supreme court arguments over getting a d.n.a. sample from a suspect who was arrested but not convicted of a crime. >> ifill: special correspondent kira kay previews next week's presidential contest in kenya, where memories linger from the violence that followed the 2007 elections. >> we talk about people dead. i think if you count it over time and those who don't know it's probably aro
PBS
Feb 26, 2013 6:00pm PST
moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the federal government moved another day closer today to $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. and as political charges and counter-charges flew, federal reserve chief ben bernanke raised new fears about the potential economic fallout. the fed chairman told a senate committee that forcing across-the-board spending cuts could slice half a percentage point off economic growth. >> i think an appropriate balance would be to introduce these cuts more gradually and to compensate with larger and more sustained cuts in the longer run to address our long-run fiscal issues. >> ifill: bernanke said the sequester was supposed to be a doomsday weapon
CNBC
Feb 11, 2013 6:00am EST
will join us with the latest from power outages to grounded flights. then, of course, there is the topics of the markets. earnings season is winding down. only 53 s&p 500 companies set to report. one event to watch, janet yellen is scheduled to speak on the economy today and our guest host this hour will be the former managing director at pimco. he's currently the share of global societies of fellows. and also we have rebecca patterson. we've got a lot to did you discuss with them. before we do that, we're going to head over to michelle who has the morning headlines. >> thank you for that, andrew. usair and nmr are set to meet. boeing completed what it called a, quote, uneventful test flight of the 787 dream liner on saturday. it was the company's first test since the airlines were grounded more than three weeks ago. >>> carnival cruise ship in the gulf of mexico will need to be towed to port. carnival's triumph, as it was called, was heading back to galveston, texas, when the fire occurred. the ship's extinguishing system kicked in, no injuries were reported. >>> let's get over to ross w
CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 6:00am EST
along with joe kernen and andrew ross sorkin. we're watching the u.s. equity futures at this hour and right now it looks like there are some green arrows. you can see dow futures up by about 50 points in fair value. s&p up by just about 7. joe mentioned the oscars. he was very excited about this. if you went to bed early, here is a recap of the major winners. "argo"'s win as best picture marks the first time since "driving miss daisy" that a film won top prize without its director being nominated. ang lee was best director for "life of pi." three other wins for "life of pi" came for original score, sen ma effects and cinematography. >>> daniel day-lewis took home best actor for his role as lincoln. >>> the best actress went to jennifer lawrence for "silver lining's playbook." and best supporting actress was ann hathaway for les miserables. >>> randall stephenson will be joining us live in about ten minutes. the big news on his company today, gm is switching to at&t from verizon for on-star wireless service. that's beginning with the cars they make in 2015. >>> plus, we have a busy
CNBC
Feb 28, 2013 6:00am EST
here and joining us. as you said, it is a good day to here be here. we've been watching the u.s. equity futures because of all the actions yesterday. this morning, you did see a few green arrows, but no massive move at this point. the magic number is 14,164.53. that is the record closing high for the dow. it was reached back on october of 2007. the bulls -- a number of catalysts for monday's sharp sell down. some are calling this the bernanke bounce. the stocks soared after the two-day testimony on capitol hill. >> the evidence thus far is that the housing market is hit the bottom and is recovering. we've seen rising prices over the last year or so. we're seeing some significant increases in starts. and sales. foreclosures are still too high, but they're coming down. the number of people under water on their mortgages is coming down. so we're still far from where we would like to be. but the evidence is that the housing market is strengthening and that low mortgage rates are one reason for that strengthening. >> although a long period of low rates could encourage successful risk taking
FOX Business
Feb 26, 2013 1:00pm EST
, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. twe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. dennis: we are up 150 points on the dow and the only bad news is we were down 200 points yesterday. tracy: i think it lee will be talked about, sequester will be talked about and this market will play sideways until then. maybe you think i am crazy. lori: that is beside the point. [talking over each other] lori: who are you? john kerry? he had a big gap in a new country. anyway. good afternoon once again. i am lori rothman. melissa: i am melissa frances. senator's attack ben bernanke and the fed's bond buying program. the fed chairman says the benefits of the easy money policy out raise the rest. president obama on the road in virginia with a warning for shipbill is about automatic spending cuts but no sign
CNBC
Feb 7, 2013 3:00pm EST
in the market for a while. people know about it, and the reality is that in the u.s. specifically we see economic activity improving in the future and improving more than expectations and a big driver of that is the housing market. housing drives consumption and housing prices are going from linear to parabolic which gives the consumer more power to purchase. >> rick santelli, jump in here for a minute because we're trying to figure out if in fact we are seeing this trade out of fixed income, into stocks, not necessarily happening today, but do you have any read in terms of if this is an actual trend happening? >> well, i think when i look at treasuries, i see we're only up 19 basis points on the year in 10s. i don't think it's an issue. i don't see this impending huge selloff in treasuries. listen to the dovishness in europe with regard to a variety of issues, not the least of which is they are worried about a high euro and growth in some of the southern countries. >> yeah. what did you -- >> i do see it playing out in high yield and corporates. quickly if you look at barclays, one-mont
CNBC
Feb 27, 2013 4:00pm EST
a professional trader side, but you don't fight the fed. the other big ben, i used to be that guy until he showed up, and what's going on with the money flow is coming into equities. >> ben willis just moments ago mentioned short conversation. you think part of this at the end of the day was short covering. >> absolutely. >> the shorts were getting their head handed to them on monday and here we go, after monday on tuesday, and today as well. i'll seal you at the top of the hour. good to see you. >> another big hour. what do we do from here? >> if you're surprised by the action we've seen over the last couple of days, what are we to do? my professional trader, 30 years on the trading floor wants to sell into it but don't short it until you buy coverage. the vix had a great pullback. bought the vix earlier in the month, you had a great return on the investment but if you didn't sell it out and took the profit you're getting squeezed. buy the vix. >> even with the move that we've seen, a feeling that certainly the market would show you over the last, you know, few selloffs here that it's a bit frag
CSPAN
Feb 28, 2013 5:00pm EST
us to this point. today after two months i think we're going to do something very positive and do it in a very bipartisan way. i think that's excellent. i think america will be advantaged. every american, women, yes, but every woman will be advantaged. house democrats support the fully inclusive re-authorization of the violence against women act which passed the senate by a bipartisan vote of 78-22, as has been referenced. the majority of republican senators and all republican women senators voted in favor. that bill represents a compromise. i urge my colleagues to defeat the partisan amendment version so we can pass the senate bill. i voted for the rule, which allows us that opportunity. let us take it. the change -- changes house republicans made in their version significantly weaken its provisions. i want to say some republicans. i want to make that clear. not all. and protecting victims of domestic violence and empowering law enforcement to keep our people safe from these crimes. the house republican bill owe mitts critical protections for native americans, for lgbt americans
CNBC
Feb 13, 2013 9:00am EST
you, appreciate it. that does it for us today. make sure you join us tomorrow. right now it's time for "squawk on the street." >>> good wednesday morning. welcome to "squawk on the street." i'm melissa lee, along with carl quintanilla and david faber. jim cramer is off this week. today we've got treasury secretary nominee jack lew heading to capitol hill. let's check on where we stand in terms of u.s. futures. it looks like we'll be building off of multi-year highs here in the u.s. the picture in europe, again, the sort of anti-race to the base movement going on. the euro is moving higher this morning. we see green arrows across the board. overnight in asia, japan's nikkei down by about a percent here. on heavy volume. the yen gaining there. our road map starts in washington, d.c. the president unveiling an ambitious agenda. he also called for billions to rebuild the nation's infrastructure. >> the dow is back above 14,000. only 1% away from an all-time interday high. the s&p also near its highest levels since november of 2007. what could help markets today? better than expected ea
CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 4:00pm EST
't have a big stomach for volatility. lee will join us in just a second apparently. hopefully he'll have time to think about that question. ryan, why don't you take it? >> i think in this environment it's in -- it depends. which one? >> ryan dieterich. >> got it. when you look at it right here, sue, we saw warning signs last week. and when you break it down, the market's had a good rally. maybe due for pullback consolidation for a few reasons. we did a study since 1999. what we found when you go from the first time it hit 10,000, 11,000. when you hit those 1,000-intervals the market does poorly the few months out. really quickly, something important. we follow activity and sentiment. if you look at the demand, it's extremely high relative to calls. what does that mean to someone listening? >> very quickly ryan. >> the last two times it was that wide, last year april and september pullbacks. wouldn't be leery here. >> all right. brian jacobson. down 216 points, up 120 on friday. clearly volatility is with us right now. what's causing it and what are you doing about it? >> sure. i think th
CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 7:00pm EST
president obama's re-election. and it looks like electoral chaos in italy. nobody better to tell us than sima. >> the dow jones industrial went from hitting a five-year high to a one-month low all in the same day. looks walk through this volatile day. we started out with a rally on wall street. strong earnings from lows initially providing a nice left to equities, but then results from the italian election started to trickle in, showing no clear winner. further points returning to results that would be inconclusive, which means italians would potentially have to vote again. u.s. ten-year yield moving lower as investors looked for safety in wake of the italian election. the fear index saw its biggest daily gain in over a year, indicating that fear is back in the game. the dow jones industrial ending the day with a triple-digit loss. clearly this italian election is testing investor sentiment, indicating that not only is the eurozone debt crisis not behind us, but it might take longer than expected to resolve the longer the italian election takes, the longer the push for reform and austeri
FOX Business
Feb 11, 2013 1:00pm EST
between american airlines and u.s. airways. melissa: the hottest thing on the nasdaq stock exchange may be the nasdaq itself. charlie gasparino is here as they talk to go private. lori: without any further ado, let's get you updated on the markets. we are joined by lauren simonetti. >> i want to particularly take a look at goldman sachs right now. hitting a new annual high. the investment bank says that equity markets kind of went too fast. they will slow down a little bit on their global theme. however, maintain will be tough. it is just too hard to maintain. we have the strongest start since the 1990s. melissa: oil prices rising for the first time in days. fox business contributor phil flynn is our man in the pits of the cme. >> what a reversal. oil prices were below $95 a barrel. everyone thought that they would start coming back down. a lot of focus, of course, a lot of talk about these currency wars. they have a major impact on the price of crude oil. we do not think that the euro is too strong and anyone who wants to tell us otherwise, you will have a problem. we rallied in a few
FOX Business
Feb 13, 2013 3:00pm EST
hat to, siemens usa at the heart of the infrastructure. ceo and president talking to us exclusively about the repair work and what it means for jobs in this country. plus, making money in real estate investment trust without any of the exposure to the gyrations of the stock market. a ceo who runs one of the top private funds in the u.s. it is a fox business exclusive. and will today be the day? will the dow take at its all-time high "countdown to the closing bell" begins right now. ♪ liz: looks like we might get there, but hi, everybody. i'm liz claman. the last hour of trading. selling started to pick up. stocks are trading near session lows. the nasdaq has lost a lot of the steam that it had earlier taking a look at the dow jones industrials to lower by 62 points, though of the session down 64, one and a half% from its all-time highs. that, of course, is the number that goes back to october in 2007. the s&p 500 can't make any of the green state down about two points. ec the nasdaq of three points. of more than 11 points. of course the nasdaq to the opposite. it was down. today w
FOX Business
Feb 27, 2013 1:00pm EST
, quote, winning for us isn't making the most. that is not our objective. we want to make the best. we stay focused on a few products and pointed out of iphone sales are up 70% year over year. we spoke with shareholders before they went into the meeting on these issues, drop in the share price when their dividends should be increased and whether -- here's what they told us. >> in this case the company does not need to raise capital and from what i understand apple really doesn't have any reason in the near future anyway to even issued preferred stock. >> i you hanging on to? employee for 21 years and several times we didn't have any money? and decide what to do with as they need it and they needed? adam: the board of directors, protecting $137 billion in cash and he said in regards to that as well as competition from samsung we are keeping an eye on the competition, there's a but we could press to make more but we want to make the best. back to you, laurie and melissa. melissa: they should come up with the next big thing. where is the encore from apple? let's bring in our tech reporter
CNBC
Feb 26, 2013 6:00am EST
. germany, close to 2% off and france over 2% and the ftse down materially. u.s. stocks to drop yesterday's session on that uncertainty in europe. stocks steadily declined throughout the day. and accelerated losses during the final hour. the dow and the s&p tuning in their worst days of the year. major asian markets also trading lower. exporters exposure to europe, they were hit particularly hard, as you'd expect. and u.s. equity futures at this hour, we have green arrows and things might turn themselves around today. fed chairman ben bernanke is going to be heading to capitol hill this morning for day one of his hemp free hawkins testimony. he's expected to defend the central bank's bond buying and likely one that automatic spending cuts pose risk. cnbc is going to have complete coverage all day. and our guest host this hour is ready to tackle all of these issues. >> this yesterday was -- thanks. we saw yesterday and you know he's not becky. you did say here with becky. he was sitting right there. he looks nothing like her. >> every morning when you say the same thing -- >> i know. andre
CNBC
Feb 27, 2013 4:00am EST
from the world mobile congress in barcelona and will join us in the next couple of shows, just not today. we'll be in berlin for the super return conference. is dea-- is dealmaking back? we'll be there to find out. >>> plus, retail giants limited, target, tjix, and jcpenney set to report earnings today. we'll head out for a checkup and to find out how much of an impact hurricane sandy has made on profits. >>> it was a budget day in hong kong. we'll head out east to get all the data as the city's poised to enjoy a return to higher growth. >>> and we fly tout singapore to speak to the global head of trade at hspc who think that the face of trade is changing as more high-end products are due to be exported out of emerging markets. >>> bides all of that -- besides all of that, the focus is on the auction in italy. that will hit the tape in an hour and ten minutes. how much will italy have to pay for its political impasse? rome looking to sell between three and four billion euros of a ten-year issue. this was the six-month auction producing the most since 2012, up around 50 basis po
CNBC
Feb 28, 2013 9:00am EST
the ron insana. keep it off. make sure you join us tomorrow. "squawk on the street" is next.. >>> that was an image could i do without. i'm carl quintanilla, melissa lee, jim cramer, david faber. we begin 89 points from the all-time closing high. just this side of positive and chicago pmi on the way. europe has gains this morning. tokyo rebounded along with the rest of asia. china pmi is out tonight. >> our road map this morning starts with what could be a record-setting day. as carl mentioned, the dow just 89 points away from its all-time high, sit a day away from the potential sequester cuts kicking n >> the bleeding continues at jc penney. sales down a whopping 28% from the holiday quarter. how much time does ron johnson have to turn things around in the stock down 40% since they took over? >> speak of bloodbaths, group reason shares taking a dive on its much, much wider quarterly loss. analysts not betting on the company being able to outage zohn amazon on its new strat joif selling goods. >>> we begin with the dow taking aim at record territory after a second consecutiv
WETA
Feb 11, 2013 11:30pm EST
they're using them as animal beds, like dog beds and everything. they're just really hot. and this one is really nice because of the exotic skin. i was ecstatic with the price i got this evening. quinn: sold, $325. john: an early carpenter's toolbox with all the tools. early 1900s, look at the auger bits. and they're works of art themselves, they're fabulous. everything in this. somebody has either lovingly cleaned it up or it's been kept this way. that's fabulous. is this the way you found it? kurt sanftleben: it is, it is. the guy who had this, he took exceptional care of his tools. i got this at a country auction about six months ago. i didn't clean anything. i wiped off the box. wow, a man who takes care of his tools. so how many pieces total are in this? about 24, 25. 24, 25 pieces. not counting the individual pieces. i think most of the stuff dates from the early 1900s to 1920s, '30s. yeah, i figured 1900, 1920. the saws are about 1930. what do i have on it? you've got eight bills on it. i've got $800 on it? i have a lot of people want to buy tools out of it. oh, no
CNN
Feb 26, 2013 1:00pm PST
be a threat? also in a few minutes u.s. senate expected to vote on chuck hagel president obama's controversial nominee for defense secretary. we'll bring to it live. more on what's going on in egypt right now. a holt air balloon carrying lots of tourists explodes and plummets to the ground. we're finding out how this could happen. we're going live to egypt. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> we begin with the huge winter storm, the national weather service is now calling historic. cities like amarillo, texas, wichita, kansas have broken snowfall records. 45 million in 21 states are being affected one way or another. the storm is blamed for at least three deaths. look at this. it's even dangerous after the storm blows away. in kansas city, the heavy wet snow is causing roofs to collapse. nobody was hurt in this building. but the snow is also bringing down tree limbs on to power lines. in kansas city thousands of people are reported without power. george, what's going on? >> reporter: this is par for the course here in the midwest. this is the second time in a week that this r
CNBC
Feb 27, 2013 6:00am EST
. >>> in the u.s. quarterly report due from retailers like target, dollar tree, and tjx. plus, ben bernanke goes back to capitol hill. yesterday the markets rallied on what the fed chairman had to say with support of easy monetary policy. it's wednesday, february 27, 2013. we have one day or two days left in the month. "squawk box" begins right now. >>> you called me a dove. maybe in some respects i am. but on the other hand, my inflation record is the best of any federal reserve chairman in the post-war period or at least one of the best. about 2% average inflation. so we have worked on both sides of the mandate. and we're trying to achieve a stronger economy for everybody. >>> good morning, everyone, welcome to "squawk box" on this next to the last day of february. it is not a leap year this year. you know that, joe. friday is march 1. i'm becky quick along with joe kerner and andrew ross sorkin. we've been watching the u.s. equity futures. after triple-digit gains for the market yesterday, you see a little bit of a pullback this morning. dow futures down by 15 points. s&p futures off by 2.5 p
CSPAN
Feb 26, 2013 8:00pm EST
, the 25 minute debate on the senate floor. >> it is now time for us to vote up or down on the nomination for many reasons. the nomination has been before us now inadequate time to get the information which our colleagues have asked for. there is also the looming fact of sequestration. we need to have a secretary of defense who is not only in office, but whose leadership is not in limbo, but is there. our troops need it. their families needed. our country needs it. we have 66,000 military arsenal in harms way in afghanistan. the president of afghanistan has directed the united states to remove its special operations forces from a key afghan province. our military bases key decisions about the pace of the drawdown between now and the end of 2014. the size and composition of a residual force in terms of conditions for the ongoing presence in afghanistan of the united states coalition partners after 2014. at the same time, we face new and growing threats elsewhere, including the ongoing threats posed by iran's nuclear weapons program and the civil war in syria with the risk that there could
FOX Business
Feb 28, 2013 1:00pm EST
, drilling down on data used internally at the bank where they make decisions to decide what to do based on what their customers are doing. they have access to 50 million customers, one nugget, for example, they saw spending up 15% in january, year over year, a big jump. they will talk about integrating the layoffs and plans in the future. back to you. >> lots to discuss. thank you so much. time for stocks as we do every 15 minutes, to the floor of the new york stock exchange. nicole, stocks, well, clinging to gains. what are the traders saying? >> clinging to gapes, and the vix changed direction, slightly higher today, pulling back now. the dollar remains strong. we got economic news mixed. the weekly jobless claims, better than expected, but the gross domestic product was weaker than expected. also, retail drugs, banks, all doing well today. i wanted to talk about what we're seeing for the week; right? looks like a winning week on wall street. not far off from the all-time highs, as you noted, right there at the top of the show, showing that great graphic; right? less than 70, about 70
CNBC
Feb 22, 2013 6:00pm EST
the dollar rally. >> that's it for us. we'll see you back here next friday at 5:30 eastern only on cnbc. have a great weekend! to my world. >> you need to get in the game. >> firms are going to go out of business, and he's nuts! they're nuts! they know nothing! >> i always like to say there's a bull market somewhere. >> "mad money." you can't afford to miss it. >> hey, i'm cramer. welcome to "mad money." welcome to cramerica. other people want to make friends. just trying to save you a little money. my job is not just to entertain you but to educate you so call me, 1-800-743-cnbc. after today's beautiful rally the dow gaining 120 points, the s&p climbing .88%, nasdaq falling .97%, really knocking the socks off the panicers, worriers, and short sellers everywhere, let's cut right to the chase and go into next week's game plan. it's clear now the most significant reason for the huge decline we experienced over this week the one where people came out of the woodwork to pronounce the bull slaughtered and the bear roaring back to prominence was the release of month-old, emphasis month-old fed meet
CNBC
Feb 27, 2013 9:00am EST
, and central banks that are, back to your point, giving us all kinds of ammo. >> thank you. >> we've got to go. >>> "squawk on the street" begins right now. >>> it was a year ago that this vision you're looking at right here became reality. we're talking about our home at post 9. the first set on the floor of the new york stock exchange. back when the dow was about 1,000 points lower, ushering in a new era for cnbc, nyse and "squawk on the street." i'm carl quintanilla, with melissa lee and jim cramer here at the new york stock exchange. faber is off today. bernanke's on the hill again. durables were a miss. the cap x component was a blowout, the highest in a year. italy had a not bad ten-year auction. nikkei had a second straight day of loss, but otherwise mild gains in asia. >>> the day after the second triple-digit gain in three sessions, helped by the fed chairman's assurances that the qe is here to stay. he continues the second day of testimony at 10:00. we'll that live. >>> the agenda may look like a snoozer, but will shareholders demand answers of what apple will do with the cash. >>> t
PBS
Feb 11, 2013 11:00pm PST
to bement and i couldn't put my finger on what that uncertainty is. and that lead us into a deep dive not numbers. that's who we are. we are a numbers company, very data oriented. and we did a deep dive. and the numbers are stunning. >> rose: we conclude with adam posen, president of the peterson institute. >> for those there are sort of two things, the real versus the monetary, the you have to suffer for your sins versus you have to stop the panic. those are in the sense would be the two schools. >> rose: you're in favor of stopping the panic. >> absolutely. >> rose: and not suffering for your sins to you. >> it to the a morality play f you want to do a morality play we can do lots of things like putting bankers in jails and thing like that but not at the macro level no one is being recorded rdz but most people understand we need entitlement reform and it ought to be on the table. >> absolutely. >> rose: mish phenomenon-- fishman and pos enwhen we continue. >> funding for charlie rose was provided by the following: additional funding provided by these funders:. >> from our studios in
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